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's a look at the weather. let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> thanks. unfortunately we have big problems developing now in sunnyvale. we're talking about a jackknifed big rig right there approaching the lawrence expressway exit in the southbound lanes of 101. now, three lanes are blocked in the southbound direction. no reports of any injuries with this jackknifed rig or what exactly the truck was carrying but we know that traffic is just squeezing by right now partially in that left lane and the center divide. also the on-ramp, the lawrence expressway on-ramp to southbound 101 is completely blocked. 280 is the best alternate in the area. not big backups now but if this continues to be out there for a while which it sounds like it could, chp just issued a traffic alert for that stretch, they will just said that they are hoping to get lanes 30 to 40 minutes after the tow crew arrives arrives son scene. we are waiting for word for when the crew arrives and then it could be 40 minutes from then so this is going to be an issue for the start of the morning commute for sure. so 280 a good alter
. the host city for winter olympics has been announced. >> sushi made from raw meat. it's big in japan. really. and a vital shift might be part of the reason why. >> research could mean you'll never have a painful sun burn again. >> outside, skyway heading for lower deck of the bay bridge, you can see traffic is crawling along. back in a moment. >>> british researchers discovered a substance causing sun burn pain, offering hope for a treatment to some day block it. researchers have found elevated levels of a certain protein in painful sun burns, blocking affects in rats relieves pain. researchers caution that sun burn plays an important role, warning to you get out of the sun. >> there is a big trend in japan that might turn your stomach, restaurants serving raw meat business. they're doing great business. and this reflects a shift in japanese society. >> horse meat, pork and chicken says the chef, all raw, and uncooked. double down by eager customers packing meat sushi. no fish is allowed and in an odd way, the battle between meat and fish parallels the japanese battle of the sexes. i
>>> good morning. a big stink in one bay area neighborhood. what is causing that awful smell. >>> and overnight explosion and fire in one of the bay area's most affluent areas. some critical questions still need to be answered. >>> a crackdown on cutting classes. a controversial decision in concord, just hours ago. >>> election the bug that could ruin the summer for many bay area campers. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, july 13th. >>> well, overnight, right now, the cause of an early-morning fire in atherton is under investigation. now, this fire started at a home on mount vernon lane at about 3:00 a.m. at this at this house. part of the house is currently under construction. we were able to find out everybody inside got out safely. >>> san francisco police are investigating two similar overnight robberies that happened within blocks of each other. the first one was on stockton and sutter streets at 1:00 a.m. the second one happened just a couple of blocks down ton sutter, 45
in a big way. don? >> reporter: grilling season, the biggest way you can imagine, ann. what you're looking at behind me now is an historical moment, as they flip what they hope will be the world's largest hamburger. they actually had to create a special rig to do this and they hopefully will get it over and maybe not break it up before they get that record. they are trying hard now. uh-oh, looks like a little smoke here, not good for spare the air day. but they have got it turned over. now if they can just get the fire up to it in place, we'll have it. looks like they have done it! let's see how they put this all together from earlier today. unless you're on a ride with the wind in your face, the alameda county farrakhan be pretty hot. as these folks have the hottest job of all, trying to cook up the world's biggest hamburger. you don't slap this patty together between your hands. you slap your hands into a tub of meat and pack the custom- made burger form. >> we need to break the 590- pound record, which is set from canada. so we are starting with 600 pounds of ground beef, and then we're
some big financial problems. the agency says it lost $8 billion last year. part of it is because of the recession, there has been a steep decline in advertising mail but there's also a lot of first class mail that is now being sent electronically and packages are being carried bid private carriers. the postal service says it will consider opening village offices. postoffice desks and counters that would be placed inside businesses, town halls and community centers. postal service is expected to -- across the country for possible closure. we don't know yet which bay area postoffices may be on that list or how many of them. but about 10 minutes ago i did get a response from a u.s. postal service spokesperson in washington, d.c. she said at 10:30 eastern time they're going to be sending out that list of the 3,600 postoffices. so 10:30 eastern time so about an hour and a half from now for our pacific time. we should get that list and take a look at it to see how this is going to affect postal service here in the bay area. allie rasmus. >>> time now 6:08. the stand off in washington i
trucks coming. i could tell it was big. >> i heard firecrackers going off in the back there. i looked and didn't hear nothing. five minutes later that was it. >> the hertz manager found a firecracker at the scene. firefighters sprayed down the charred cars to make sure they did not reignite. >>> now to the weather and the heat we had today. leigh glaser is here with some record temperatures. leigh? >> actually we had just one record and that was in salinas. the high you can see of 84 degrees actually surpassed a record of 82 degrees. check out some of these highs today. 100 in antioch. concord reached 100 degrees. livermore 101. brentwood, you reached 102. san ramon reported 105. san francisco 81 degrees today. and napa today 97 degrees. now, let me go ahead and show you what happened today. more of a northerly wind component bringing us the offshore winds. the fog being pushed off the coast and that's why the coastal communities were in the 70s today. as you just saw, the high heat inland well over 100 degrees. tonight though it does look like the low clouds and the fog off the coast
bridge. so the resulting traffic backup while the investigation was going on was a big headache for commuters -- commuters. at this point, it's unclear if either the driver or the cyclist will be cited. kraig debora ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, kraig. >>> san francisco police chief greg sur will hold a meeting tonight in an attempt to cool down tensions tied to a police shooting on saturday. it will be held at 6:00 at the bayview opera house. [ chanting ] >> a protest was held last night in downtown san francisco to express anger over the fatal shooting of 19-year-old parolee kenneth harding. the officers involved in the shooting say harding pulled a weapon and shot at them first. investigators say residue from a weapon was found on harding's hands. police arrested 35 people at the protest. demonstrators are being blamed for vandalism, breaking windows at the castro muni station and throwing rocks and smoke bombs. >>> president obama is scheduled to meet with republican leaders from the house of representatives in less than two hours to talk about the debt ceiling and defi
. >>> adding insult to injury. why one csu president is getting a big pay raise while another tuition hike was approved. >> plus, the check won't be in the mail. what president obama can't guarantee if the nation's debt limit isn't raised. >>> and move over chicken nuggets. the healthier menu items restaurants will serve. switching to progressive could mean hundreds more in your wallet year after year. feed me! saving you money -- now, that's progressive. call or click today. raise the debt limit....or risk >>> time is running out for congress. lawmakers have 20 days to figure out how to raise that debt limit or risk defaulting on loans for the first time. republicans and democrats are prepping for yet another round of talks this morning. meanwhile, the senate's top republican has proposed letting president obama raise the debt ceiling on his own if they can't reach a deal. the president told scott pelley that social security checks may be at risk. >> can you tell the folks at home that no matter what happens, the social security checks are going out on august 3? >> i cannot guarantee th
a big gap in the funding. they might try to build a cheaper one. they -- i don't think they are going to be doing repairs. they don't even have the money for a fence. and not to you know -- can't sugar coat this. they said there's still probably more problems to come because the state now is going to start releasing prisoners early to the county. so more of the money has to go to the adult jails and so once again, there is a chance that the kids would -- >> and we just touched on the neighborhood around there and how they are impacted. thank you. >>> living in a dorm room is a rite of passage for most college freshman but san jose state is seeing one of the biggest incoming classes ever. and there isn't enough room to house everyone. as len ramirez reports, some students may be checking into hotels. len. >> reporter: that's right. they may be living in hotels because there's not enough room in some of these dorms that were built here in san jose state in the 1950s. san jose state used to be able to house all of the students who wanted to study and live here. but not anymore. it's the
at the big board to show you exactly where the fire burned. the fire burned just east of interstate 80. there is macro plastics, and this is where travis air force base is less than 2 mi. from the plastics factory. our we had about 13 fire trucks and 50 fire fighters on scene battling the blaze. is a large commercial area. fortunately this fire has been contained to that building because just next to the building is east bay fire. and we all know how flammable tires are. fortunately, the fire has been contained. >> here is a check on the weather conditions. fairfield down to the southwest of were the fire is burning, ticket to the wind speeds. it is coming from the west and going to the east. it is bad news for the air base, but good news for those in fairfield. we have definitely seen breezier conditions than this, can now our wins, the temperatures 83 degrees. the wind around the area is rather calm. typically this time of day we could get wind gust in the upper 20s or right now the winds are a little calmer. now i just snapped a picture, and you can see a little smoke in here this
of the people who cover, and making a big difference within the community. the walls are starting to come down. >> the police chief announced one effort that will take place this summer, dubbed a call in to the gangs. >> they will be offered services, opportunities to get out of the gang and community assistance if they so choose. >> saturday, city leaders will try to get guns off the streets by holding a gun buy back, offering $100 for the first 75 firearms turned into police. >> and time is running out in the search for seven men still missing after their fishing boat cap sized. the families of two men have now set up their own command center in the dining room of one home. we're now live. >> and you know there is good news tonight. just a moment ago, we learned the coast guard has agreed to continue searching for the men, tomorrow morning in, their specially equipped aircraft. the decision as the result of a full court press by folks gathered today to keep the search and their hope alive. >> we need our dad to come home. we need our uncles and sons to come home. now, at this point, we need
on what happened to the man known as brother john. >> reporter: the people who knew him said he has a big heart and they are devastated. >> reporter: gave him fish and french fries. >> reporter: william holloway says the man he had come to know as brother john had just stopped by with a hot meal when somebody drove by in a van and opened fire. >> from that point on he shot three times and then two more shots. >> reporter: you heard five shots? >> five shots. the guy don't even know brother john. this is a random senseless shooting that should have never happened. if it hadn't been for brother john, they would have got shot. >> are you all right? >> yeah, i made it through. >> reporter: holloway says brother john has been bringing him food on the streets of east oakland for about a year, sometimes three days a week. >> he was a nice guy. him and his wife fixed the food at home and bring it out here to feed people. >> reporter: the shooting happened at 12:30 a.m. at 47th and san leandro. oakland police say the original report came into the chp when somebody flagged down an officer to report
big to perform the rescue. at that point, they will notify land or air assets, like a helicopter that could get closer to the people in the water. at that point it would certainly be checked out by medical technicians and taken to the nearest hospital for evaluation. >> the seven men were on board a fishing boat when it sank sunday morning. more than 40 people were on board at the time. mexican navy and u.s. coastguard has searched more than 1100 square miles. the aircraft took off from mcclellan air force base this morning and mexican authorities are leading the search but rescuers and mexican authorities are hoping they can find survivors. live at the coast island in alameda, nick smith, "abc 7 news." >>> jaycee dugard is breaking her silence on television since she was freed. she gave diane sawyer an exclusive interview ahead the release of her book. she says she wears a pine cone around her neck because that is the last thing she remembers after losing consciousness. she says she can't believe she can now jump into a car and just go to her beach with her girls. the exclusive
in pleasanton, where they are celebrating the grilling season in a big way. >> reporter: very big way. it's not unusual for them to cook up hundreds of pounds of meat for burgers at the alameda county fair, but hundreds of pounds of meat in a single burger? that's what's going on here inside that box. the reason? try to make the world's largest hamburger and raise money for charity. unless you're on a ride with the wind in your face, the farrakhan be pretty hot. as these folks have the hottest job of all, trying to cook up the world's biggest hamburger. you slap your hands into a tub of meat and pack the custom- made burger form. >> we need to break the 590- pound record, which is set from canada. we are starting with 600 pounds of ground beef, and then we're then cooking that for 10 hours. >> reporter: because the burger starts out at about 600 pounds or so, you climb right up on the grill to get the cooking started. to be sure it gets cooked, you wrap it with aluminum foil. everything about attempting to grill a world record burger is a challenge. >> we can say we've cooked meat before
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by agreeing to new taxes on america's wealthiest people and perhaps cuts in tax breaks to big oil companies. just days of negotiations left until the hard deadline to raise the debt ceiling. independent economic analysts pleading for just some type of deal. >> i think the financial system is not recovered. the problems in europe are extreme. and this just adds some additional fuel to the potential fire. >> reporter: this white house debt summit with the president, vice president and congressional leaders set to begin here in washington in about three hours. live this morning, scott mcfar lane, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a british tabloid is coming under fire following reports that it hacked into personal cell phones of celebrities and crime victims. people protested against the paper. news of the world outside the british parliament. that's after reports surfaced that the tabloid hacked into the cell phone accounts of victims, celebrities and politicians. british actor hugh grant is one of those who says his phone was hacked. >> what we're going to find out in the next weeks and months is tha
. >>> well, san jose no longer has a big fireworks show on the 4th of july. but some people put on their own illegal display. pretty professional there. it's been a tradition every 4th of july to set off fireworks, but the law says they are illegal. we talked to a retired fire captain who lives there and he fears that it's just a matter of time before something bad happens. >> you know it can happen in four, five, seven or ten minutes when you have a good wind and old structures that can just take a block out. >> no one out there just doing dumb stuff. they're not doing it with their families and parties they got going on. >> firefighters were out last night trying to educate people about the dangers of setting off their own fireworks. the police chief was also out. he says they don't have the resources to crack down on the activity. the east bay also saw its fair share of fireworks. our ktvu cameras spotted this display from skyline road in oakland around 9:00 last night. oakland is another bay area city that did not hold an official fireworks show for the 4th of july and where fireworks ar
in criminal activity and we have is seen a big reduction in violence. when things like this happen, we have to determine why. >> she doesn't think the neighborhood is safer. >> i want to move. i just secure my area, my place of living. that is about it. >> reporter: police are still trying to come up with a motive in this case. as for the man being questioned who was here at the scene, she person of interest and not a suspect at this point. >>> sacramento based c-130 coastguard crew will make at aerial search for the 78 people still missing from a chartered fishing boat that sank in mexican waters back on july 3rd. a group of bay area residents were on board when the ship was knocked over by big waves. lisa amin gulezian talked to one survivor who found himself floating in the sea of cortez watching the boating under. >> charles gibson is used to facing danger, he is a former lieutenant and he is the chief of police for the xhoornt cac community college district the. he was also on board the erik. >> it was just like erik as it went down in the water. i felt the feeling of aabandonment. >>
investigateth. >>> the idea of a multifunctional i.d. card could get a big push from the oakland city council. the card could help with several issues, including identification for undocumented immigrants and also act as a debit card for the needy. however, implementing that debit card has been a problem. so they may put that on hold see the rest of the program can go forward. >>> there's controversy on the rule of trash crans -- trash cans in atherton. the city council narrowly approved a law which gives residents 24 hours to move their cans into place and another 24 hours to remove them. the rule comes about complaints about people who leave their cans on the street all of the time. some said problem should be resolved by just calling those who hibachily do that -- habitually do that. >>> the nfl lockout is over. kraig debro is live where the facilities are just opening up to players. good morning, kraig. >> reporter: maureen, players are getting here just now. i don't know who that player is. he rolled in. he was very excited. he did a little dance for us in the front seat of his car. we s
is overdoing it with the screen wipes. >> maybe that is a big problem. screen wipes. >> i their they can afford a few screen wipes. >> pry the windshield wipers off the car and you may need them once in a while. widespread rain event, july has been much different than june in that respect. marine layer clouds, as we look down from mount tamalpais they are more widespread hoovy is look from the bottom up some of clouds and higher clouds, what is left over from mid moisture down from the south. talk about temperatures, still in the 50s in fairfield, concord antioch, livermore, san jose, everybody else in the 50s, around the monterey bay and inland, we have a thick cloud deck and temperatures hanging around the mid-50s. sunshine and cooler conditions. we'll see the sunshine and feel the cooler conditions today. the clouds still linger at the coast. now with the clouds at the coast it will be easier for those to come inland tonight. look for clouds to increase just about every night as the sea breeze gets stronger the next couple of days. that will help the highs continued their downward tumble. yo
illegal fireworks and they will be putting them in these big 55-gallon drums that you see here collecting them all from neighbors who drop them off but those same neighbors worry this may not take the spark out of illegal fireworks. long before the legal fireworks ever go up over the san francisco bay, they are already being set off on dry land. >> we hear lots of roman candles and the various fireworks, most of the evening, and into the night. >> reporter: it's become a stealth tradition. natasha smith told us where illegal fireworks are hidden in santa cruz. >> they bury their fireworks at the beach. then they come back and explode them at night. >> reporter: in oakland -- in oakland it's a yearly battle. >> it starts tonight. >> reporter: this year firefighters are trying something new not so different from an amnesty program. bring your illegal fireworks to the station. >> just ring the doorbell, the firefighters will take possession of them and place them in a 55-gallon drum. >> reporter: they questions asked. >> i'm not sure that it would be a program that works. people just want to
of mathison's big heart and even bigger spirit. >> some people offer to help you move. jim just did it. all of a sudden he shows up. if somebody was building a deck, jim was there. if somebody was needing gravel, jim was there. >> reporter: he worked as a construction worker until at the age of 40 he followed a calling. >> we don't get many people joining the department at 40, but jim really took to it. he always wanted to help people and he finally found a profession where he could help a lot of people. >> reporter: friends spoke of him pitching n ining in. it was in that same spirit on july 19th he went to help a friend who said she was stalked by an ex-boyfriend. the ex-boyfriend shot and killed mathison before he himself was killed by the woman's brother. >> when jim said he would give his life for you, he meant it. and jim would have had it no other way. >> reporter: he leaves behind a wife and two sons and legions of co-workers and friends he touched along the way. >>> well, the debt ceiling crisis continues in washington today. late this s could be belled together and imagined a bil
about 10 hours to cook, but when you're working with a burger this big, it's a science. >> we can say we've cooked meat before and burgers, but have you ever cooked a 600-pound burger? no. theburg weighed in at 770 pounds and bites were sold for 99 cents with the proceeds going to the alameda food bank. americans will eat 155 million hot dog. that's one dog for every two people or so. other fourth of july facts from the u.s. census. the u.s. spent almost $200 million last year to import fireworks, mostly from china. most patriotic memorabilia, including flags, are are made in china. john adams, thomas jefferson and james monroe all died on july 4 july 4th. >>> all right. the fourth of july, you will probably want to find some place cool. pool, sprinkler, water balloons. >> water is definitely the big word there. it's going to be really warm, really, really warm. we do have the high pressure ridge that's holding steady and will suppress that air quality. so we will deal with that as well. as we take a look at what to expect outside, we see mostly clear skies. we will see some patchy fog d
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to that big hole. east bay mud says that that hole was actually created when water burst through the ground. now crews tell us here that this is an eight inch cast iron pipe that ruptured and they will be removing that section of damaged line and replacing it so they can turn the water back on. the water flooded a nearby house last night and the homeowner had just moved here from seattle. all of his moving boxes are now water logged. >> fire department was helpful. we built a makeshift barrier in the back to try to keep the water from coming in the back door from the garage. >> reporter: workers to not have a time line on when the pipe will be fixed. they're currently pumping water out right now. once they get a look at that pipe they'll have a better idea of exactly what they are dealing with. again, this section mt. diablo boulevard and village center drive. this is all blocked off here. we have one lane in each stretch of the roadway here that's blocked off. don't know how long that's going to be that way but we'll of course be here all morning, monitor it for you and let you know if it
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are right by that water's edge and some of that fog a big cool down, if not nice for some, warm for others and really warm for many and especially over the coastal hills, 70s, 80s, 90s to 100 for santa clara valley and all over the place here for the peninsula, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s there could be temperatures really crashing later today but not before we get into warm conditions, much cooler weather into tuesday then inland areas cooler wednesday and everybody settles into a cooler pattern by the end of the week. >> it is 7:12. a new terror tactic, why al qaeda fanatics are being taught to pretend to be gay. >> thousands of workers paying more to light up. >> also a deal on the debt weeks ahead of a deadline, a former president could play a critical role. >>> good morning, sunshine and fog coming down the coast, so cooler coast, maybe bay, but still warm to hot inland with 90s to low 100s. >> 7:15, president obama will spend his independence day with military families joined by his family as they host a barbecue at the white house. tonight everyone will gather for a show, this is the fourth
been for some time, and the spending binge going on in washington is a big part of the reason why. before i served in congress, i ran a small business in ohio. i was amazed at how different washington, d.c. operated than every other business in america. for most american businesses make the hard choices to pay their bills live within their means, and in washington more spending and more debt is business as usual. well, i've got news for washington: those days are over. president obama came to congress in january and requested business as usual. he had another routine in increase in the national debt; but we in the house said "not so fast." here was a president asking for the largest debt increase in american history on the heels of the largest spending binge in american history, and here's what we got for that massive spending binge: a new health care bill that most americans never asked for, a stimulus bill that's more effective in producing material for late- night comedians than it was in producing jobs, and a national debt that has gotten so out of hard it sparked a crisis w
this morning. a fire at one of the apartment complexes at the big rossmoor retirement community in walnut creek. look at that footage. it started at 6:45 last night. fire crews stopped it from spreading to nearby buildings and luckily no serious injuries reported. >>> gay and lesbian military veterans joined the lgbt community here in san francisco to celebrate the end of "don't ask, don't tell." yesterday, president obama formally ended the ban on gays in the military that has stood for nearly a century. >>> tomorrow is hand-holding day at the contemporary jewish museum in san francisco. that is going on from 9 a.m. to noon. it's in response to an incident last week in which a security guard told a lesbian couple that hand-holding was not allowed. the museum says the guard's actions do not reflect museum policy. >>> the san francisco medical examiner's finding that suspect harding apparently killed himself has further inflamed people in the bayview. you might remember this story. 19-year-old kenneth harding who you see there was shot while being chased by police through the bayview last weeken
for california college students and their families. the next big tuition hike and when it could take effect. >> plus, changing the curriculum for our kids. the controversial subject matter that will soon be required in textbooks. >> we have all heard the rumors. it's supposed to be awesome. the announcement expected from facebook a little later this morning. coming up. ,,,, i know you're worried about making your savings last and having enough income when you retire. that's why i'm here -- to help come up with a plan and get you on the right path. i have more than a thousand fidelity experts working with me so that i can work one-on-one with you. it's your green line. but i'll be there every step of the way. call or come in and talk with us today. schools to teach gay history is on its way to governor brown's desk. this morning the l-a times ports: the bill >>> a bill requiring california public schools to teach gay history is now on the way to governor brown's desk. this morning the "l.a. times" is reporting the bill would make the state the first in the union to require history classes a
that's been holding strong the past few days but that big change that's in store is because of this area of low pressure that's going to drop down. we are going to start to see that marine layer build. and that means we are going to see some cooler temperatures significantly cooler temperatures by the time we hit next workweek but for today, plenty of sunshine. get outside and enjoy it. high of 83 today in los altos and sunnyvale. 86 high in campbell. milpitas topping out at 84 and union city at 80. over in the east bay, seeing a few mid-90s in pittsburg, antioch and brentwood, 94 the high in san ramon, 74 in alameda, 72 san leandro and 77 in hayward. 85 today for san rafael warmer in fairfield at 92, mill valley topping out at 75 and 6as a high at stinson beach -- 60 as a high at stinson beach. extended forecast showing a cooldown for the weekend and really cooling down for the start of the next workweek dropping down not 90s to the 80s and then -- dropping down into the 90s to the 80s and then mid-70s by the time we hit wednesday. let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> i t
to arizona. >>> family members say sherwood schwartz died this morning. schwartz was working on a big screen version of gilligan's island when he died. >>> more fog right now pushing into the inland bay valleys. temperatures cooler, i'll show you which cities should cool the most tomorrow. >>> and football great joe montana pitches his plan for a stadium hotel project. what he said to us right after i want to crush more cars. ♪ i want to sell more tea cups. ♪ i need help selling bread. ♪ i want to sell more crabs. [ male announcer ] you know where you want to take your business. i want to design more buildings. [ male announcer ] in here, small business solutions from at&t can get you there. starting with the at&t all for less package -- just $70 per month, voice plus broadband. it's the at&t network. helping you do what you do... even better. a man can only try... and try...and try. i heard eating whole grain oats can help lower my cholesterol. it's gonna be tough...so tough. my wife and i want to lower our cholesterol, but finding healthy food that tastes good is torturous. your fath
is where the control is for many of the organizations. you gawk a very big organization. >>reporter: this man talked exclusively with the center for investigative reporting and kqed. arrested now cooperate with law enforcement. told us how the grow sites work. >> it is my responsibility to buy fertilizer. food. go to the people in the mountain. >>reporter: he's a man they call a lunch man. he works as kind of foreman who manages the site. frequently they run several sites at the same time. >> i have known other people who have had one lunch for 8 or 10 pot grow but other people have 25 or 30 pot grow. >>reporter: he says he works for a.b.'s who provides the money to fund the grow operation. those bosses run the businesses like independent franchises. but they aren't big enough to distribute the drugs all by themselves. so they rely on the cartel. >> all mexican cartel have people here. family. cartel from juarez, they all have people in the united states. >>reporter: cartel distribute california marijuana and other drugs all over the united states. cartel know what t
, community. we will have a big legal change. that will certainly make a difference here. >> what other countries have this policy? >> well, we have very bad company really. no western countries have this sort of ban on open service by gays and was he and any longer. all of our sister nations who have joined the coalition forces have ended their bans on gay and lesbian service numbers. >> you were talking about repealing don't ask don't tell. there was a lot of talk with some of the higher up in the military about how this could affect the inner workings of the military. how is that even determined? are they talking to the guys on the ground? >> yes, yes. they did quite an extensive study. president carter over to group of some 68 people who worked for nine months and contracted with outside agencies to serve a 400,000 service members, have focus groups with 140 different groups around the country to make sure this wouldn't affect military readiness. so that part of the equation has been well taken care of. >> every other european country has already ended the ban. what effect does it h
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, richmond city council approved the municipal i.d. program. the police favor the program. >> big story weather-wise, it's going to be hot in a few areas. we're looking forward in the forecast to some cooler weather, could be below average over the weekend. >> and things are looking good over the bay bridge toll plaza, no problems on the upper deck but caltrans are working on the lower deck until about 6:00 this morning. >> in just a few hours, facebook takes the wrap off the latest features. mark zuckerberg promises it will be awesome. >>> a little drama. thanks for joining us, i'm kristen sze. >> and i'm terry mcsweeney. in a race against time off the waters off of baja, california they look for seven men missing since sunday morning. coastguard is assisting in the search but so far turned up nothing. amy hollyfield is live from coastguard island in alameda. family members are hoping for a miracle here. >> they are. coastguard has covered 14 high school miles and one of family members says she was told that the search would be called off o at 2:00 a.m. on friday. the family is still h
, relatively speaking. >> the big cooldown. >> not too cold. >> the cooldown has begun but it's relative. it will be cooler in spots. still hot in the valleys. 90s there. 70s in between in oakland and san francisco. only 60s at the coastline. we'll have more on that coming up. first let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> thanks, lawrence. pleasanton near the dublin interchange, westbound 580 so far so good. a little crowded as you approach the dublin interchange. but only about a 15-minute drive right now out of the altamont pass. we'll have more traffic in a bit. in the meantime, back to you guys. >> >>> search teams will be back at work this morning trying to find seven northern california men missing from the sunken fishing boat. many are from the bay area. the boat went down during a sudden storm early sunday morning in mexico's sea of cortez south of san felipe. kristy seifkin is keeping track. search off of the baja, california, coast. kristy, any word? >> reporter: you know, they continued the search all at a yesterday and by the end of the day unfortunately all they found what mo
for the big show. the actually put on hundreds of these for july 4th, but they say that this was san francisco is special. >> this is the biggest show in northern california for sure. >> not only do begin to blow up things, we blow them up all pretty. the crowd often loves it, there is nothing better than after a show hearing all the cheers and the clapping. >> the show starts at 9:15 p.m. and it will last about 20 minutes the best place to watch is pure 39 and aquatic park. >> along with fireworks and other fourth of july tradition is the annual nathan's hot dog eating contest on coney island. they're already getting set up, dancing hot dogs for everyone. as we know, the reigning champion san jose native joey chesnutt will be there his record is 68 hot dogs and buns contestants in this contest try to scarfed down as many hot dogs and calories as we possibly can. he is looking to win his fifth title we're rooting for this san jose native. absent this year is his competitors will have his own unofficial contest to eat as many hot dogs as he can. as you are in your fourth of july festivities
in different angles and positions that get a big wow. the finale is always the biggest wow! >> reporter: jeff thomas has been planning fireworks shows for 35 years and he can promise it's never the same show twice. >> use these different products every time, so they're not always seeing the same thing. the audience let's us know with their cheers and screams. >> this is just one of more than 50 shows this company will produce over the 4th of july weekend around the bay area. they know people appreciate what they do. >> it's wonderful. to see the smile on the kids faces is amazing. that's why a lot of these people do it. >> there's still time to get here before the end of the game. the cheapest ticket just $9. kris sanchez, nbc bay area news. >> speaking of the 4th if you're downing hot dogs like it's your job this weekend. consider yourself in good company. joey chestnut will try once again to defend his title in new york. every july 4th, competitors eat as many dogs as they can in ten minutes. this year, there's something new. separate categories for men and women. 27-year-old chestnut set t
is on treasure island this morning to talk about another big cat walk is set to go into place. i guess a lot of people are noticing it. >> that is right. you can see it from where we are standing. we have a great view of it from here on treasure island. they are the reddish orange strip. those are the so-called cat walks. cal tran has installed three of them. you can see three of them right there. they are supposed to install the fourth and last one sometime at the end of this month. if we zoom in for you you can see the cat walks are flat. they are like that for a reason. they will have to walk on the strips so they can install the cables for the eastern span suspension bridge. once the cable is up it will be 4,000 above where the cat walks are. that main cable is more than a mile long and made up of thousands of smaller cables but we have been tolds work in stringing that cable is supposed to start later this year. reporting live on treasure island allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 news. >>> thank you. time now 6:46. san francisco police say they have recovered the gun that is at the center of a
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visitors and these sea lions are a big part of that. so when some of them are missing or injured it causes a big commotion. >> they're loud, a little bit lazy and well loved by tourists. >> you know you have to come to pier 29 and see the sea lions. >> they are very active and very cute. >> these animals are in really good body weight and condition so they can illude the rescuers. >> reporter: pictures taken at pier 29 caught what appeared to be fishing line around a sea lion. >> wrapped around their neck and you know it doesn't bio degrate. >> reporter: the fear is the monofilament will strangle the sea lion. >> it's what's going out in the ocean, these item k-s kill the animals. >> reporter: the marine mammal center has tried three times to rescue this duo. >> floating pier rescues are the most dangerous for the rescuers and really for the animals too. >> reporter: the plan now is to wait for them to wait assure for a land rescue. >> we don't want to chase these animals because by doing so that might actually cause the entanglements to dig in even further. >> reporter: the marine mammal
. >> he was on top deck when he heard some noise and he saw a big wave coming and ran down to the cabin and woke everybody out. by the time everybody came out they were already in nine feet of water. >> there should be a chance of an opportunity to survive in the past 96 hours. that is how we were able to get them to do the search. >>> authorities have said that the call could enable someone to survivor for seven days but they would call off the search earlier today if they found no signs of life. what we do know is this at 5:00 a.m. a rescue team will help to aid in the search. live in alameda, nick smith, "abc 7 news." >> witnesses reportedly come forward to talk understanding about the fatal shooting at bart station. the witness says the man who police say was armed with a knife was definitely not running or lounging at the two bart officers when they shot him. he was getting off the train about 9:45 and saw the incident about 30 feet away. the man looked like a drunk hippie and should not have been shot. bart officials say the suspect was aggressive and holding a broken bottle and k
. the accident is there but it turned out to be not a big issue. a good area to avoid if you want to go around for now. we haven't had any big traffic jams. let's go out to the live pictures and show you traffic is moving along nicely heading out to the high-rise. the morning commute looks good on westbound bay bridge. there is the toll plaza view. no metering problems. if you are driving in the south bay we are looking pretty good. let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sal. >> you are welcome, steve. >> good morning. happy friday. gusts to 30 miles an hour. that is a hold on to your hat kind of pattern there. the clouds are lifting and solid on the coast. they have been held in check. high pressure came in but now it's lifting and cooling. fog and sunny and breezy by noon. sunny breezy to windy. temperatures 90 inland. but there will still be some 90s. temperatures are coming down. tropical moisture might continue to play in the forecast. more toward the sierra or sacramento area. you may see them off in the distance. 50s and 60s. 57 at fairfield. you combine that with a 30 miles an hour gust tha
of our nation's finest public servant. >> it is a big surprise but we should have known a couple of months ago you're getting pretty good at this covert op stuff. >> reporter: tomorrow former cia director will be sworn in. >>> in just hours, many of drivers will need more time or more cash to get around everyone though their trip hasn't changed. sal castaneda live in oakland to show us what's going to happen. >> reporter: here at the bay bridge toll plaza tomorrow, the tolls will go up for many bay area drivers. and for some hybrid drivers some key privileges will go away and that has some complaining. state issued gold stickers on hybrid vehicles become worthless tomorrow as those drivers will no longer be available to use the car pool lane while driving alone. the perk had been used to encourage drivers to purchase hybrids. >> the reason why i purchased the hybrid in the first place is to get that car pool status. >> reporter: his commute from oakland to san francisco will become more time consumer and expensive because of the -- time consuming and expensive because of the cha
the holiday. even if the big pack costs $239. and in dublin, one of the few polices in alameda county where it's trial guy sell fireworks, every purchase, big or small, comes with a warning. >> we ask them to please stay where it's legal. please stay in dublin. we ask them to go the parks that are designated for fireworks. >> even if parks aren't in the works for this family, they plan to take their own precaution tomorrow. >> i guess keep them away from the fireworks, and have them in the distance. and for them they can play with the sparklers. >> reporter: this year, fireworks aren't the only potentially dangerous fourth of july tradition. the scorching weather forced bay area air quality monitors to declare it a "spare the air" day, and while barbecuing was not illegal but it was not advised. >> we encourage them to use the gas grills because the pollute less. >> for those who insist on charcoal, air call quality contl has another request. leave the lighter fluid out. >> welcome to the alameda county fair! >> reporter: as temperatures inched towards triple digits in pleasanton, fair goers i
he was using. >> new details are emerge becoming the fiery crash involving a big rig truck and amtrak train in a nevada desert. it comes from a lawsuit filed by an aten can't. she said she was trying to lead passengers through the burning wreckage but they were blocked by a baggage door. they had to double past bodies and jump down about 15 feet from the window to rocky rail bed below. the accident killed six people. anderson's attorney is trying to determine if the doors on the baggage door should have been locked. >> you won't believe how one woman tried to sneak her husband out of prison. >> when is a new time to buy a new computer. how long to do electronics really last. >> and judge is about to read the murder trial. she is now in the courtroom. the young mother is accused of killing her own daughter. we'll bring it to you live. >>> in mexico police arrested a woman who was caught trying to sneak a suit case out of prison containing her husband. they say prison guards stopped her afterwards while she was pulling a suitcase because she looked nervous. when they opened it up,
manufacture debuted in 1993. >>> it pays big to be america's idol. forbes magazine just released the list of the top earning american idols. carrie underwood earned $20 million in the last year. chris daughtery and adam lambert made the list with $6 million each, and they didn't even win "american idol." fantasia and others round out the top five. as for the "american idol" host, ryan secrest, he pulled in $61 million doing a number of jobs just last year. >> not bad! >>> all right. the stunning new developments in the bryan stow investigation. the suspect is now getting his name cleared. we'll take you live to los angeles. what police are saying about accusing the wrong man in that brutal beating. >> san francisco police are looking for new evidence in a shooting that seriously injured an 11-year-old girl. coming up, what neighbors say they saw minutes before the shooting happened. >> plus, flames rip through a retirement home. the effort to make sure the fire stays under control. >>> new information continues to come in about the three people arrested in connection with the beating of g
, the alameda county fair is trying to cook the world's largest burger. they fired up the big grill a couple of hours ago. here is the current record holder, weighing in at 595 pounds. today, officials from the guinness book of world records will be in pleasantton to check out this burger's meaty rival. you can take a big bite out of today's patty for 99 cents. not only does it celebrate the fair's 99th year of operation. all the money is going to the community food bank in alameda county. >>> it is 7 minutes after 7:00, and we are going to be back with your very warm weather forecast, coming up, even warmer than yesterday, according to jim, who is working out the final details of that forecast right now. >>> plus, protecting kids from blood, guns, and gruesome images. common sense media firing back at the latest court decision on california's video game law. >>> and the recollections of a witness, the skill of an artist, hopefully some luck. next, a closer look at process used to come up with a police artist rendering. we'll be right back. ,,,,,, i hang my head out the window. oh man, we're
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